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Recent News

Mystery epidemic that crossed species in Iceland is solved

Scientists have identified and tracked the bacteria that caused an epidemic respiratory disease in Iceland’s native horse population

Present-day Lebanese descend from Biblical Canaanites, genetic study suggests

Scientists sequenced the genomes of 4,000-year-old Canaanite individuals and compared these to other ancient and present-day populations

New global health initiative for genomic surveillance of antimicrobial resistance funded by NIHR

The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance to house the Global Health Research Unit to monitor antibiotic resistant bacteria around the globe